Shelley Wyrick - 661.444.5330
Shelley is the Broker and CEO of Wyrick and Associates Real Estate. She has 15 years of full-time real estate experience and is a premiere listing agent in Bakersfield. She also works with buyers who are searching for that perfect new home or investment property. She has worked as an REO listing agent for major banks and asset companies and has sold entire portfolios for her investors when they need to liquidate. In 2016 Shelley was awarded ERA’s National and prestigious Circle of Success Award for gross sales volume amongst the top Realtors in the Nation. She also has her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Pre-Law from California State University Bakersfield and was their Outstanding Graduating Senior for the class of 2005. Shelley’s experience and expertise in the field of real estate are exceptional - she is the expert you should call for any real estate needs.
Shelley is a dedicated agent who will always do all she can to work hard for her clients while promoting their best interests. She stays up-to-date on all of the latest market trends and research to be the expert her clients need and deserve. Shelley also specializes in REO properties, investment properties and Relocation.
Lindsay Roberts 661.809.6044
Lindsay began her real estate career as a transaction coordinator in 2001 and became a licensed Realtor in 2005. As a coordinator, she worked with 60 Realtors and closed an average of 45 escrows each month. This early experience allowed her to learn the real estate sales process from start to finish. In this capacity, she has gained an extensive background in both short sales and REO transactions. Since 2005 she has worked full-time as a licensed Realtor maintaining top sales designations at all companies she has been employed with. Lindsay is a very successful REO agent having listed and sold assets for Bayview Loan Servicing, Indymac, Citibank and Rabobank.
Lindsay believes in community service and supports the annual Bakersfield MS Walk with her own walk team “Lindsay’s No More Shots.” She was named “Most Inspirational Walker” for 2010 and she is a top fundraiser for our local event. Lindsay has her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Lindsay has a family background with members of all service fields including fire department, teacher positions, Armed forces, Air force, Navy, and Military.
Her goal is to provide high-quality, professional representation for each of her clients whether selling their existing property or buying the new home of their dreams.
Kendra Merrell - 661.428.1629
Kendra is a native of Bakersfield and has been a full-time licensed agent since 2014. Since then she has excelled at working with buyers and loves finding them the homes of their dreams. She works incredibly hard for her clients; working tirelessly to find them the exact right property and successfully negotiate a purchase. She is a very skilled negotiator who prides herself on getting her clients into the homes they love and at competitive prices. She walks them through the processes every step of the way so they are comfortable and know they are making the right choice financially for themselves and their family. She also loves working with sellers to help them sell their current home for the highest value possible. Her dedication and business skills are exactly what you need in a Realtor - Kendra is the agent you can trust to always represent your best interests.
Michelle Valverde 661.427.8454
Having built a solid foundation in the real estate industry since 2007 in various administrative and management roles as well as a Realtor, Michelle applies her expertise and market knowledge to assist every client with care and compassion.
Michelle is devoted to family, friends, and client relationships. A professional by nature, Michelle's main focus is customer service and educating her community. In addition to being a Broker Associate, 2019 MLS Director for the Bakersfield Association of Realtors and the 2019 Chair of the Young Professionals Network, she actively contributes to different philanthropic organizations such as Habitat For Humanity, Alliance Against Family Violence, and the American Cancer Association.
She has received many accolades such as Rising Star in 2015, Performance Realtor of the Year in 2016, Diamond Club in 2015 and 2016, and Top Producer in 2017 and 2018. Promoting positive community and economic growth in Kern County, her passion as a Realtor exemplifies commitment and care every step of the way.
Jake Karwoski - 661.331.1545
Jake is a Bakersfield native and the newest agent at Wyrick and Associates. He is a graduate of Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College. While attending Bakersfield College he was an assistant baseball coach at BHS, worked at the popular Cafe Med Restaurant and interned for local attorney, Kyle Jones. Jake went on to attend and graduate Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in Business Economics. During his time at UC Irvine, Jake rowed for the crew team and was a member of the Campus wide Honors Program. He concluded his undergrad with an honors thesis in which he is building an index to act as a leading indicator to the unemployment rate. Jake has experience in private equity investments, working previously with Harvey & Company, a mergers and acquisitions firm based in Newport Beach, CA. He now looks forward working with clients on their personal real estate investments.
Lindsay Turman - 661.889.8988
Lindsay is a native of Bakersfield who knows the area and the real estate market. When working at Wells Fargo as a personal banker she decided to use the skills she learned to help her real estate clients make sound investment decisions. Buying a home is one of the most important and impactful decisions people make and she is there to guide them and give sound advise. Throughout her career she has come to understand the importance of listening to her clients needs and concerns. Lindsay also possesses a passionate dedication to her client’s, seeking only their best interests throughout every transaction. Her honesty and integrity always shine through and this is why her clients love and refer her. She is knowledgeable, dependable and will work hard to make sure her clients expectations are continually exceeded!
Jade Martinez - 661.333.0691
Jade is newly welcomed to the team at Wyrick and Associates. Jade grew up in Bakersfield and has extensive knowledge of the greater Bakersfield area, and the surrounding area. Jade has witnessed the rapidly growing community over the years, and is excited to go above and beyond to help buyers, sellers, and investors meet their real estate needs. Jade graduated from Frontier High School and continued her education forward at California State University, Fresno. Building a foundation to accompany her Real Estate License, Jade studied Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics. Within her time at Fresno State, Jade was a cohort member of Fresno State’s Gazarian Real Estate Center. Jade also interned for John Balfanz Homes Inc. and worked alongside their broker focusing on land acquisition and new construction home sales. Family is very important to Jade and she is dedicated to every individual client for they are her number one priority. With her passion to help people she is excited to join the team!
Amber Ranger - 661.703.4482
Amber Ranger has been celebrating and promoting homeownership since 2005. Amber is the type of realtor that every buyer and seller need in their corner. She's honest, experienced, and relentless in her efforts to exceed every client's expectations. Amber has an in-depth knowledge of the Bakersfield Market and she is always continuing her education to better serve you. She understands the serious nature of selling and buying a home and she is committed to protecting your best interest while providing actual results. Hiring Amber will ensure a smooth and transparent transition form consultation to closing.
Amber is a wife, and mom of 3 young girls. She is the found and Vice President of Kern Down Syndrome Network and is passionate about serving her community. Aside from advocating for homeownership, Amber's main goal is to leave Kern County a better place to live for all people. Get started on your home buying or selling adventure today, contact Amber by phone or text.
Jeanie Gray - 661.703.5764
Jeanie has been licensed since 2004 and is a very successful Agent. Her clients love her and return to work with her again and again because of her attention to detail and the fact she truly listens to their needs. She takes the time to learn what her clients wants and desires are and then works to make sure those needs are met. Jeanie is a natural at building relationships and finding solutions to problems. When asked about the success of her real estate career she believes it is due to hard work, having a genuine concern for others and always being honest. She has a natural knack for negotiations and a great ability to bring people together to find the solution to any problem. She truly is a wonderful Realtor who goes above and beyond for her clients.